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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Money saving techniques for the budget conscious

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Managing the daily household activities is exhausting but rewarding when everything is spic and span.   What is much difficult for a homemaker like me is how to keep up with the family budget and save something for the rainy days. Through the years I have learned money saving techniques for the budget conscious like yours truly. Each of these techniques that I will share can save significant money over the long time.   Though not all of these tips can apply to everyone, you may choose whatever is applicable to help you save some of your hard earned money.

Prevent transmission of infection through hand washing

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Family’s health is family’s wealth. Keeping hands clean can save lives, teaching our kids and family members the importance of hand washing is the simplest and most cost effective way to stop and prevent the spread and transmission of infection. Germs accumulate on our hands as we touch surfaces, door knobs, elevator buttons, objects and people throughout the day. Children, most especially can easily be infected with these germs by touching their nose, mouth and eyes. We all know that it is impossible to keep a germs-free hand yet through frequent hand washing, it can limit the transfer of microbes, viruses and bacteria. photo credits: newmsm02.edu.glogster.com

Interesting facts that you should know about perfumes!

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Perfume has been in use from times immemorial. Many historical evidences show that even centuries ago people loved to keep collection of fragrances. Although most perfumes of those times were extracted from natural sources, it was gradual research that helped in developing the present day perfumes. Now most perfumes are obtained from organic and inorganic compounds along with natural products. Kings in earlier time used to gift each other with exotic perfume and it was considered to be the best item for gifting. In due course of time it became more prevalent among common people and now there is hardly anybody who does not have perfume at home. Some brands like yves saint laurent have produced exceptionally good perfumes that are able to leave people mesmerized as you walk past them. The power of perfume is rightly portrayed in the movie ‘Perfume’ in which the perfume maker can control the actions of a crowd by using few drops of his perfume.

Today on Notepad Corner – Caring for Your Horse During The Winter Months

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Feeding your horse supplements like Equine Cortaflex should be part of the joint care that you give to your animal especially when it comes to the winter season. There are many things that you can do to keep your horse warm and stop its joints from stiffening up when it gets extremely cold. Keeping horses is extremely expensive and anyone who has more than one will definitely feel the costs during the winter months, because they will need to invest in extra bedding for their animals.

Fly to Hongkong for free – Join the Cetaphil Skin Treats Promo

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When it comes to providing unsurpassed skin care solutions for all skin types, Cetaphil is the nation’s most prescribed brand of Cleansers and Moisturizers by Dermatologists and Pediatricians. In line with their 65 th years of excellent skin treats, Cetaphil launches the Cetaphil Skin Treats Promo: Fly to Hongkong for free! 

Living in the Moment: The Key to Happiness

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Ever since I can remember, I’ve always had this unspoken fascination with bubble wrap. I derive an undeniable sense of satisfaction and calm whenever I pop those tiny air bubbles. This fetish of sorts has even compelled me to Google “bubble wrap,” and visit http://www.kitepackaging.co.uk/mcp/bubble-wrap/ . It’s interesting to learn so much about a seemingly unimpressionable object which gives you sheer and inexplicable pleasure. But this post is hardly about bubble wrap or packaging implements. It’s about living in the present moment. For me, being wholly absorbed in the here and now is akin to popping bubble wrap. The activity keeps me preoccupied and effectively annihilates any negative thoughts, or unnecessary worries about the future. It keeps me grounded on the present moment.  

The Trending Topic Among Business Leaders? -- Online Reputation Management

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The new trending topic among online businesses is Online Reputation Management (ORM). But is this just a fad, or something businesses really need to be worried about? Well, according to marketing statistics, online reputation management information is a serious factor, which all businesses should pay attention to before it affects their profit line.  photo credits:  katanaseo.com